Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child; Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child-In-Service Death; Application for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits, 35997-35998 [2020-12669]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 114 / Friday, June 12, 2020 / Notices (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0002’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny Green, danny.green2@va.gov at (202) 421–1354. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1502, 1503. Title: Income, Net Worth and Employment Statement (In Support of Claim for Total Disability Benefits) (VA Form 21P–527) and Application for Veterans Pension (VA Form 21P– 527EZ). OMB Control Number: 2900–0002. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through its Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), administers an integrated program of benefits and services, established by law, for veterans, service personnel, and their dependents and/or beneficiaries. Title 38 U.S.C. 5101(a) provides that a specific claim in the form provided by the Secretary must be filed in order for benefits to be paid to any individual under the laws administered by the Secretary. VA Form 21P–527EZ is the prescribed form for Veterans Pension applications. VA Form 21P–527 is used by Veterans to apply for pension benefits after they have previously applied for pension or for service-connected disability VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jun 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 compensation using one of the prescribed forms under 38 U.S.C. 5101(a). A veteran might reapply for pension using this form if a previous compensation or pension claim was denied or discontinued, or if the veteran is receiving compensation and the veteran now believes that pension would be a greater benefit. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 56,250 Hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 33.75 min. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000. By direction of the Secretary: Danny S. Green, VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance, and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–12726 Filed 6–11–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0004] Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child; Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child—In-Service Death; Application for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veteran’s Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 11, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35997 (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy Kessinger at the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 2042 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov or call 202– 632–8924. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0004’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1310 through 1314 and 1532 through 1543. Title: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (VA Form 21P–534); Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child—In-Service Death (21P–534a); Application for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits (VA Form 21P–534EZ). OMB Control Number: 2900–0004. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Information is requested by these forms under the authority of 38 U.S.C. 1310 through 1314 and 1532 through 1543. VA Form 21P–534 is used to gather the necessary information to determine the eligibility of surviving spouses and children for dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC), death pension, accrued benefits, and death compensation. VA Form 21P– 534a is an abbreviated application for DIC that is used only by surviving spouses and children of veterans who died while on active duty service. The VA Form 21P–534EZ is used for the E:\FR\FM\12JNN1.SGM 12JNN1 35998 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 114 / Friday, June 12, 2020 / Notices Fully Developed Claims (FDC) program for pension claims. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 62,857. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 37.154 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 101,426. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–12669 Filed 6–11–20; 8:45 am] jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:43 Jun 11, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\12JNN1.SGM 12JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 114 (Friday, June 12, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35997-35998]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-12669]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0004]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for 
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued 
Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child; Application for Dependency and 
Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child--In-Service 
Death; Application for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Veteran's Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of 
a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment 
in response to the notice.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before August 11, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov 
or to Nancy Kessinger at the Veterans Benefits Administration, 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
2042 or email to [email protected] or call 202-632-8924. Please 
refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0004'' in any correspondence. During 
the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421-1354.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must 
obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each 
collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for 
comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VBA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VBA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1310 through 1314 and 1532 through 1543.
    Title: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death 
Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (VA Form 
21P-534); Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a 
Surviving Spouse or Child--In-Service Death (21P-534a); Application for 
DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits (VA Form 21P-534EZ).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0004.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Information is requested by these forms under the 
authority of 38 U.S.C. 1310 through 1314 and 1532 through 1543. VA Form 
21P-534 is used to gather the necessary information to determine the 
eligibility of surviving spouses and children for dependency and 
indemnity compensation (DIC), death pension, accrued benefits, and 
death compensation. VA Form 21P-534a is an abbreviated application for 
DIC that is used only by surviving spouses and children of veterans who 
died while on active duty service. The VA Form 21P-534EZ is used for 
the

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Fully Developed Claims (FDC) program for pension claims.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 62,857.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 37.154 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 101,426.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-12669 Filed 6-11-20; 8:45 am]
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